FC Bayern is fighting for Robert Lewandowski’s whereabouts. FC Barcelona wants to force a transfer with an increased offer of 40 million euros.
Munich/Barcelona – The Bundesliga season is gradually coming to an end. At the FC Bayern is already out of breath when it comes to the title decision. The German championship has long been bagged, in the DFB Cup and the Champions League it was over early.
However, a decision is still pending and is really longed for: what will happen to in the future Robert Lewandowski? Will the Pole finally extend his contract or will he leave Bayern – and if so, when? Already next summer for a transfer or only when the contract expires in 2023? These questions are also asked Barcelona FCwho apparently leaves no stone unturned in courting Lewandowski.
|Born: August 21, 1988 (Age: 33 years old), Warsaw, Poland|
|Contract with FC Bayern Munich until: June 30, 2023|
|Market value: 50 million euros|
Robert Lewandowski: Barcelona apparently wants to put Bayern under pressure with an offer of 40 million
Barcelona is offering 30 million euros for Robert Lewandowski, according to media reports. Now the Catalans are apparently stepping it up a notch and want to put 40m on the table, according to Spanish transfer insider Javi Miguel of Spanish sports daily ace reported. With the increased offer, Barca want the FC Bayern Munich pressure and force to act.
The Spaniards, who sealed the Champions League qualification at the weekend, are counting on the Munich bosses to give in. After all, Lewandowski made it unmistakably clear to FC Bayern that he does not want to extend his contract and will be given the go-ahead for a change in the summer.
Robert Lewandowski: FC Bayern rigorously blocks contact with Barcelona
But the decision-makers at FC Bayern don’t even think about that. All attempts by FC Barcelona to negotiate with Munich about Lewandowski were blocked. The message: “Robert Lewandowski is not for sale.” That’s why Barca are now rather pessimistic about a transfer from Poland and are looking for alternatives.
FC Bayern is currently in Talks about a contract extension with Lewandowski. Negotiations are currently underway with Lewy consultant Pini Zahavi. “I have already asked if it was a good conversation. That was it,” said FCB coach Julian Nagelsmann last Friday at the match day press conference ahead of the Bundesliga home game against VfB Stuttgart. “You know that Pini is someone who likes to negotiate tough. You need patience for that.” Patience has already paid off for Thomas Müller, who has extended his contract, and goalkeeper Sven Ulreich will also stay with FC Bayern. (ck)